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Large Wood Public Meetings | June 12 and June 13

King County's flood risk reduction and habitat restoration projects sometimes require the placement of large wood into rivers and streams. Large wood can slow down a river, create pools and hiding places for young salmon, and bolster levees or revetments that protect people and infrastructure from flood risks. If you would like to learn about King County projects that involve the placement of large wood, please join us for a conversation about our current projects.
  • 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, Issaquah Fish Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way Issaquah 
  • 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, Riverbend Club House, 17410 S.E. Renton-Maple Valley Road, Renton.
Some of the projects to be presented are:
  • Cedar River: Riverbend Floodplain Restoration Project, Taylor Creek Mitigation Project
  • Green River: Lones Levee Setback Project, Gaco-Western Levee Repair and Setback Project
  • Snoqualmie River: Shake Mill Left Bank Repair Project, Si View Levee Repair Project, Lower Bendigo Right Bank Repair Project, 2017 Stossel Bridge Right Bank Levee Repair Project Mitigation, 2018 Stossel Bridge Right Bank Levee Repair Project 
  • Tolt River Basin: Remlinger Levee Repair Project, San Souci Floodplain Restoration Project, Lower Tolt 2018 Adaptive Management Project, Girl Scout Camp Levee Repair Project, Frew Levee Repair Project
  • White River: Middle Boise Creek Van Wieringen Stream Restoration Project, Boise Creek-Evans Adaptive Management Plan
  • Vashon Island: Judd Creek Estuary Enhancement Project 

NOTE: Both meetings will include the same content.

For more information, contact Laird O'Rollins.

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Signage: Living with large wood in King County rivers

For questions about large wood in King County rivers, please contact Nancy Faegenburg, Project Manager, River and Floodplain Management Section.